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September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Bee Editorial

Take opportunity to celebrate school spirit

Clarence High School is in the midst of its homecoming week and activities are in full swing. Tonight a Comedy Sportz Show is planned from 7 to 9 in the high school auditorium, 9625 Main St. More...

Spindle items

• YOUR GREEN TOUR — People can visit “green” homes and buildings across Western New York, including the Clarence Town Hall at 1 Town Place, on the annual Tour of Solar Homes and Green Buildings from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago   Oct. 1, 1885   More...

Police Blotter

Argument over parking spot causes disturbance

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Bee Heard

Bee call:

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Obituaries

Charles J. Schurr, owned Deer River Welding & Repair

Charles J. Schurr, 60, formerly of Clarence died Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, under the hospice care of Lewis County in Carthage, N.Y.   Mr. Schurr was born April 26, 1950, in Batavia. More...

Lifestyles

Bills’ Spencer Johnson to host two-day FunFest

Buffalo Bills fans will have the opportunity to mingle with some of the team’s players, play games, work on their physical fitness and win prizes all while benefiting a good cause. More...

Blood drives planned at mall

Blood drives for Upstate New York Transplant Services will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, and Monday, Oct. 4; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Eastern Hills Mall Neighborhood Donation Center, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence. More...

Bee S enio r New s

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. For information on any programs, call 633-5138.   “The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. More...

Business

Chamber expo highlights businesses

Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo gives companies the opportunity to showcase their services and gain exposure, according to executive director Judy Sirianni. More...

Cortese Brothers Construction soon to mark 60th anniversary

A Depew company has evolved during the past six decades from installing concrete floors to offering a full range of home improvement services. More...

Business News

USA Bird Supply will be holding its official grand opening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at 11163 Main St., Clarence, just west of the Great Pumpkin Farm. More...

Town adding to Greenprint land

The Town of Clarence approved a purchase that will increase the amount of land protected through its Greenprint program. More...

‘Remembering 3407’ to be shown on Sept. 30

“Remembering 3407,” a 30-minute film documenting the aftermath of the crash of Flight 3407, will premiere Thursday, Sept. 30, at Clarence Middle School, 10150 Greiner Road, Clarence. More...

Local News

Parenting program to be held

Clarence Community Education will sponsor Dr Thomas Phelan’s nationally recognized “1-2-3 Magic...Effective Discipline for Children 2-12” workshop for parents from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Certified 5K race/walk set at Brothers of Mercy

The Brothers of Mercy Foundation will host the second annual Columbus Weekend 5K Nature Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 10.   The race is a USA Track and Field-sanctioned event on a certified course. More...

Community News

Clarence Log Cabin Quilters received a service grant of $100 from the Quilters Consortium of New York State to benefit the guild's charity, Fire Victims of Clarence. More...

Letters to the Editor

County, town help remedy problem

Sandwiched between Martha’s Vineyard and Waterford Village, our neighborhood has been inundated with progressive surface runoff and flooding exacerbated after the Thompson Road re-pavement.   More...

Debate is necessary in governor race

The writer in last week’s Letter to the Editor stated that Carl Paladino is a far-right, Tea Party and unconventional candidate for governor. This is what the Andrew Cuomo, Democratic party operatives would like voters to believe. More...

Nonprofits must file tax returns

We at the Internal Revenue Service are concerned because as many as 21,500 small community based nonprofits in New York State are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status. More...

Sports

Boys volleyball avenges loss to win Sweet Home tourney

Non-Clarence fans in the bleachers at Sweet Home High School Saturday probably had no idea watching the Red Devils’ boys volleyball team breeze through the opposition that Clarence came into the tournament off a tough, four-game loss to Hambur More...

HIGH SCHOOL SP O RT S CALENDAR

Wednesday, September 29 Boys volleyball: Williamsville South, 6 p.m. Field hockey: Iroquois, 4:30 p.m. Girls tennis: at West Seneca West, 5 p.m. Girls golf: at Sweet Home (w/Lancaster), 4 p.m.   More...

Lady Red Devils set pool record in lopsided win at Sweet Home

Clarence’s girls swimming team continued to show its opponents who’s boss last week by defeating both Hamburg (121-53) and Sweet Home (121-60) to improve to 3-0.   More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 1  Something’s Afoot! — Musical spoof presented by the Lancaster Regional Players that takes a satirical jab at the Agatha Christie whodunit? More...

Symphonic

fri. 1  Trio Internacionale — Roman Mekinulov, Sebnem Mekinulov, Isabelle Aubin and special guest Antoine Lafebvre presented by the BSC Music Depart as part of the Faculty and Friends Concert series. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 30  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...


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